Paestum Ruins

Paestum is a very important archaeological site, recognized in 1998 by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. Highly appreciated by foodies for its geographical position, in fact here, it was founded around 600 BC. C. the city of «Poseidonia», in honor of the god of the sea. Later it became a Roman colony but it knew how to preserve its Magno-Greek footprint over time, which we can still appreciate today. Together with the guide you can admire the three Greek temples of Paestum, built between the 6th and 5th centuries BC, which are (together with those of Athens and Agrigento in Sicily) the best preserved Templar buildings of the classical period. The visit will take place in the area of ​​the temple of Hera, the so-called Basilica; the Temple of Poseidon, also known as that of Neptune (comparable to the temple of Zeus in Olympia) and that of Ceres, the Via Sacra, the Roman Forum and the Amphitheater. Meet the guide at the ticket office.

Price from: €120

Who is it for?
  • Private tour
  • Families with children
  • Couples and groups of friends

Useful to know

Available days: Everyday

Duration: 1h 30′ approx

Opening Hours:  9:00 am -6:00 pm until October 24th; 4:30 pm from October 25th to November 15th; 4:15 pm from November 16th to January 3rd, 2021.

Included services: professional guide in English at exclusive disposal.

Not included services: Ticket (and any reductions) for the visit of the archaeological site that you can easily buy with the guide in Paestum.

Note: Your guide will be waiting for you in front of the ticket office of the excavations.

In compliance with the safety rules against the spread of Covid-19, accompanied visits are allowed for groups of up to 10 people, including children, in addition to the guide.